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August 6, 2020

The Full Reveal – An Emily Henderson Kids’ Room

by Kim

Decorview Woven Shades for Emily Henderson Kids Room

Project background

Today we’re excited to share the after photos of the most ADORABLE kids bedroom. When we found out that one of our favorite interior designers, Emily Henderson, was renovating the bedroom shared by her two kiddos, we jumped at the chance to help with this fun and personal project.

Before Photo


The Consultation

One of Emily’s main requirements was that she didn’t want to add more fabric to the room. Not surprising considering the layered bedding and fun canopy she had custom made for over the bed. The window wall is really close to the canopy so introducing another fabric would have overwhelmed the space. That meant fabric roman shades and custom drapery were out, and blinds didn’t block enough light (and let’s be honest, they also aren’t special enough for the design!). Which brings us to the beauty of woven wood shades.

The perfect window treatments for a kids’ room

Provenance® Woven Wood Shades are handcrafted using natural materials and provide a warm, organic look at the window. With the help of Laurel, her local Decorview designer, Emily was able to find a woven textile with fibers that perfectly complement the tone of the wicker headboards.

Another important requirement for this project was room-darkening. Emily’s kids are super sensitive to light when they sleep, so whatever window treatment she chose had to have a blackout option. Woven shades are inherently see-through, so to combat light leaks, a special liner was added.

How the shade is mounted also plays a big role in its ability to block light. Rather than order individual shades for each window, her Decorview designer suggested one large shade mounted above the windows. This configuration would eliminate light leaks between shades and make the room appear taller. A matching valance adds the perfect finishing touch to the top.

For more details on this fun project, visit Emily Henderson’s blog.

Get the look

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Can’t get enough of these design projects, check out more of our favorites: Stylist Emily Henderson’s Mountain House / HGTV Star Orlando Soria’s Condo / Actor Barret Foa’s Hollywood Home / Design Milk’s Living Room

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Fabric junkie, who has been in the window coverings industry for 15 years. I view window coverings as a functional, yet stylish element of the room that should not be overlooked when decorating.

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